Kawasaki Ninja 250R | Reviews | Specifications | Price
Kawasaki has marketed the Ninja 250R since 1986 as an entry-level sport motorcycle intended for use on paved roads. The bike is marketed in the U.S. as the Ninja 250R, as the ZX250 in the UK, and as the GPX250 elsewhere. Bajaj of India has launched the much awaited Kawasaki Ninja 250R in Indian market and deliveries are going to start IMMEDIATELY.
But it is not going to Compete with R15 and Karizma ZMR Because of its high price tag is a mind boggling Which 2.69 lakhs (Ex-Showroom India) Which is quite high in comparison to specultions Which Were Made Between 2:10 1.85 lakhs and lakhs. Bajaj is going to import the Ninja250R in CKD form and it will from be sold in the Bajaj showrooms probiking. They plan to sell around 1000 units of the Ninja 250R. Also Bajaj is planning to Increase the number of probiking showrooms to 30. Some will of angel hair They bring products from the KTM lineup via the CBU route.
Made By Major Announcements At The Launch Of Bajaj Ninja 250R:
- All New Bajaj Pulsar by 2011
- KTM Bikes To be launched in the January / February 2010
- Stable Kawasaki Big Bikes From Yamaha & Suzuki To Fight
- Bajaj Pro-Biking showrooms offer complete will of three S's - Sales, Service and Spares
- Ninja 250R spares will of some imported directly from Japan and Thailand
Ninja 250R is the best looking sports 250cc bike in its segment. Though there is no direct competition to Ninja 250R as it is the only proper 250cc bike on sale in India. It comes complete with fairing with large plastic and steel parts. Ninja 250R features a very aggressive look Pls viewed head-on, as it features a dual-lamp headlamp. The rear view mirrors are mounted the fairing smart Which is very well integrated in-line with the overall look of the bike.
Between the mirrors, there is' black tinted windscreen That Offers protection for the rider. Front turn indicators, however, are in the conventional style That Also come out of the fairing. The mask is fairing goes down at the fuel tanks and engines. Only the bike monogram is pasted over the petrol tank and airscoops. 250R Ninja comes factory fitted with 6 spoke black alloy wheels Which looks very stunning with racing strips at rim. Under the rear seat, there are two helmet holders. The tail side is Also have the sporty looks. The tail protection cover is slim and sharp. Step-up seats is another attracting feature of the bike.
Instrument cluster & the Features
The instrument cluster of Ninja 250R disappoints a bit as it comes in an analog format. Speedometer, odometer, trip meter and tachometer are in analouge modes. It looks a bit boring in comparison to other Indian bikes We Are Used to, We have customers like Digital cum Analog instrumet cluster for the Apache RTR, Pulsar 220 and Karizma ZMR. The cluster features Standard and Poor 'Some warning lights low oil, low fuel, choked water filters, high oil temperature and low battery indicators.
Engine & Trasmission
Bajaj has launched the European Spec Kawasaki Ninja 250R in Indian market. It is powered by a 249cc liquid-cooled, parallel twin, DOHC petrol engine develops maximum power of Which 32 Bhp at 11,000 rpm with maximum torque of 22 Nm at 8200 rpm. The Ninja 250R features a six-speed transmission That has been revised for smoother shifting, and is mated to a more durable clutch. Also it features an entirely new radiator provides better cooling while being lighter in weight.
Though Ninja is in league of its own and a proper sports 250cc bike - it is not fair to compare it with ZMR Karizma, Pulsar 220 & Yamaha R15. Here we have but Some data comparison of the four best bikes you buy cans under 3 lakh rupees.
New Data ZMR Karizma Bajaj Pulsar 220 Yamaha R15 Ninja 250R
4 Stroke Engine 4 Stroke 4 Strokes 4 Stroke
Displacement 149.8cc 223cc 220cc 249cc
17.6 Bhp Max Power-7000-8500 rpm Bhp 21 Bhp-8500 rpm 17 rpm 32.5 rpm Bhp-11000th
Max Torque 18.5 Nm-19 Nm 6000 rpm-7000 rpm-7500 rpm 15 Nm 22 Nm, 8500 rpm
Gears 5 Speed 5 Speed 6 Speed 6 Speed
Liquid Cooling Type Air Cooled & Oil Cooled Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Top Speed 126 kmph 144 kmph 135 kmph 176 kmph
0-60 kmph 3:20 secs 3.70 secs 5.75 secs NA
Discs brakes Discs Discs Discs
Price 91000.00 71000.00 97000.00 269000.00
The engine of Ninja 250R has been tuned to deliver smooth, step-free power with an emphasis on low-and mid-range power for rider-friendly response. The Pistons feature reinforced heads and strengthening in the pin boss area for increased durability and thick Also piston (longitudinally) rings help minimize oil consumption. The combustion chamber has been Designed and optimized to maximize combustion efficiency and reduce emissions
Performance Figures Of Kawasaki Ninja 250R:
1) 0-100km / h: 5.75 sec
2) Top speed: 176km / h
3) Fuel economy: 42.5 Kmpl - Claimed By Bajaj India
Ninja 250R features refined intake and exhaust ports Contribute to good off-idle response and smooth power delivery. Also the valve timing and lift has been Designed for strong low-and mid-range while direct-torque valve actuation ensures reliable high-rpm operability. And valves with thin heads and stems reduce reciprocating weight with 2-into-1 exhaust system contributes to the Ninja 250R's low-and mid-range torque and smoother, step-free power curve. It meets strict emissions with dual catalyzers; one in the collector pipe and the other in the silencers of positioning the first catalyzer as close to the exhaust ports maximizes its efficiency as well
The silky smooth 6-speed gearbox features involute splines reduce friction and backlash Between gears and shafts for Easier gear meshing and smooth shifting under power. Also with spring-type clutch damper reduces jerkiness at very low speeds and minimizes shocks Pls rolling on and off the throttle for a smoother clutch feel. The paper-base friction plates help Increase clutch durability.
Chassis, Suspension & brakes
On the chassis front, Ninja 250R features a new diamond-type frame constructed of high tensile steel provides a steeper steering head rake angle, Which results in an unchanged wheelbase Pls mated with a longer swingarm. The fork is larger and stiffer, with revised settings in comparison to 2008 models of Ninja 250R.
Ninja's 37mm telescopic front fork with firm settings and Contribute to the 250R's smooth, stable handling and enhanced ride control. Also contract with the uni-Which rear suspension compliments the rigid frame and re-tuned fork and provides great road holding ABILITY. Rear shock features 5-way adjustable preload, enabling the ride height to be Maintained whether riding solo or with a passenger
The stopping power of the Ninja 250R comes from large-diameter, 290mm front hydraulic disc at the front and a balanced action two-piston caliper Offers excellent braking performance and a natural, direct feeling at the lever. The rear features a two-piston caliper grips the rear 220mm petal disc
Booking Amount & Price Of Ninja 250R
The booking amount to book a Ninja 250R is 40.000 rupees and a 50 Consignment of ninjas have reached the Bajaj Pro-Biking showrooms. The only afternoon point in the deal is the high price tag of 2.69 lakhs Which is quite high for a 250cc bike and it is only going to help in boosting New Karizma ZMR's sales Which is powered by a 223cc engine Which is available for Rs. 91.000.
Ex-Showroom Price Of Ninja 250R In Other Cities:
Though it was speculated That Ninja 250R is going to be priced around 1.85 lakhs but Ninja 250R is priced at Rs. 2.69 lakhs (Ex-Showroom India) Which is very high and keep many prospective buyers away from buying this awesome bike.
Shades Available In Ninja 250R
Ninja 250R is available in 2 shades - Lime Green and Ebony Black. Also though it is available in red and blue in other global markets but Bajaj has launched it here in only two shades. It looks best in Lime Green shade for all kawasakis Which Are Known for like We have yellow for a Lamborghini, a Ferrari for the Red & Blue for a Yamaha.
Kawasaki Ninja 250R Specifications:
Name: Ninja 250R
Top Speed: 176kph
Engine: Four-stroke, Parallel Twin, DOHC
Maximum Power: 32.5 Bhp @ 11,000 rpm
Maximum Torque: 22 Nm @ 8200 rpm
Gears: 6 Manual
Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc, Manual
No. of cylinders: 2nd
Cylinder Configuration: Parallel Twin
Valve Per Cylinder: 4
Engine Block Material: Steel
Chassis Type: Semi-double cradle, high-tensile steel
Cooling Type: Liquid Cooling
Carburetor: No, It Is Fuel injected
Length: 2085.00 mm
Width: 715.00 mm
Height: 1115.00 mm